BMW created a lot of buzz in the litre-class motorcycle market with the introduction of its supersports motorcycle, the S 1000 RR. The motorcycle won many awards including the coveted Japanese Bike of the Year award beating Kawasaki, Yamaha, Honda and Suzuki in their home ground. The S 1000 RR HP4 edition took the game several notches higher with tons of technological upgrades.
Now, the BMW supersports bike goes into its next generation with an optimised engine for enhanced performance and rideability. A new suspension geometry provides the upcoming S 1000 RR with increased riding precision and better handling. In addition to increasing performance, BMW’s focus was particularly on making the new S 1000 RR more user-friendly. Whether in everyday use, taking bends dynamically on country roads or proactive racing on the track – the new S 1000 RR is always uncompromising.
The current generation S 1000 RR is powered by a 999cc in-line four cylinder engine that puts out 193hp of power and 112Nm of torque.
Recently, Kawasaki announced its new supersports motorcycle, the Ninja H2 which, as scoops suggest, will be the most powerful Kwacker ever with over 222 horses riding under the seat. We believe that BMW does not want to stay back in the race and that is the reason for a more powerful S 1000 RR. To compete against the upcoming Ninja H2, the new generation S 1000 RR is expected to put out over 200 hp of power. The exact figures would be announced at international trade fair, INTERMOT in Cologne which is scheduled from October 1st – 5th 2014.
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